October 30th Adult Forum ~ Have you thought about what First United Methodist Church means to you? Have you thought about how to support what is meaningful to you? Come and find out more about the 2011 Stewardship Campaign. Think of this not as an asking for charity, but an investment in something you love. Please join us in the parlor on Sunday at 9:00 am. All are welcome!
Contact Evanne Browne for more information on Youth Handbell Choir: firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information on youth group, contact Betsy Lay at email@example.com.
And Speaking of Youth… The YAMs (Young Adult Methodists) are restarting our monthly brunches!! Join the YAMs at noon on Sunday at Foolish Craigs on Pearl Street! YAMs is a group for adults in their 20’s and 30’s to socialize, share, and support each other in our church community. Come join us for good food and good company!
Find Your Lost Items Oct. 30th ~ Have you lost something in the last few months? Perhaps you lost it here at church! This Sunday, October 30, there will be a table set up in the narthex before and after worship, and all Lost and Found items will be laid out for claiming. Take a look to see if you recognize anything. After October 30, all remaining items will be donated to local charities.
CWU World Community Day Nov 4th ~ Church Women United of Boulder County will celebrate World Community Day on Friday, Nov. 4th, at the Cairn Christian Church, 1700 Stonehenge Dr in Lafayette. Registration and refreshments begin at 9:30 am, and the program starts at 10:00 am. Jerolyn Holland will speak on the theme of “Living Our Faith, Unlocking Action” about Compassion International projects for women and children in Tanzania. Cairn Church (formerly First Christian Church in Boulder) is located at the intersection of Arapahoe and Hwy 287. CWU is a national ecumenical Christian women’s group founded in 1941 to promote peace and justice worldwide. All are welcome.
World Communion Sunday ~ This month’s Mission Offering is for World Communion Sunday. Funds raised provide scholarships for U.S. (racial- and ethnic-minority) and international students. Students who receive scholarships study in a wide variety of fields: family pastoral care, Christian-Muslim relations, clinical psychology, peace and governance, crop production, law, health, rural development and more. World Communion Sunday is a time to be in communion with Christians all over the world and to enable us to “press on toward the goal” of serving God in life-changing ministries. Please give generously in the spirit of improving the world we live in!
Follow the Hodges in Sudan! Be sure to keep up with Steve and Diantha Hodges’ blog from southern Sudan at:
and follow their activities. We will be Skyping with them in November (date to be announced). If anyone wants to contribute to one of the Methodist Advances that are so necessary to the success of their work, please make your check payable to FUMC with the Advance # (see below) in the memo space. Your generosity will be promptly forwarded on!
Health: General Advance #3021298
Sustainable Agriculture: General Advance #3021296
Village Microfinance: General Advance #3021289